Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York Volume 18

Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York Volume 18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...death of the said Chloe Hyde, as hereinafter stated. That the said Chloe Hyde died without lawful issue, on or about the 21st day of May, in the year 1850; that she never married; that she died intestate, and that letters testamentary upon her estate were granted to Almeron H. Cole, who had assumed the duties of administering upon the estate of the said Chloe Hyde, deceased. The plaintiifs further stated and claimed that by reason of the death of the said Chloe Hyde, without lawful issue, they became entitled to receive from the fund left by the said David Hyde, deceased, by virtue of that clause of the will hereinbefore recited, the sum of $10,000 in the manner specified in said will, that is to say, to be paid to the plaintiffs in four equal annual payments after the death of the said Chloe Hyde; that one-fourth of said sum, viz. $2500, became due and payable to the plaintifls on the 21st day of May, 1851, and the like sum became due and payable to the plaintifis on the 21st day of May, 1852, and that ample funds belonging to the estate of the said David Hyde, deceased, and in the hands of the executors of the said Daniel Kellogg, deceased, or belonging to the estate of the said Chloe Hyde, deceased, and in the hands of her administrator as aforesaid, remained to satisfy and discharge the said legacy so given to the plaintifls. And the plaintifi's further stated that no part of the said legacy, so bequeathed by the said David Hyde to the plaintiffs, had been paid to them, either by the executors of the said Kellogg or the administrator of the said Chloe Hyde, and although often requested to pay the installments now due, they had hitherto neglected and refused to pay the same. The plaintiffs therefore claimed that the same was due to...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236827007
  • 9781236827005